Safety

The safety technology area has information for protecting workers directly with personal protection equipment and indirectly with interlocks, light curtains, machine guards, barriers, safety curtains, sensors, and ventilation systems.

Filter Content
Dual-purpose gloves eliminate need for multiple pairs - TheFabricator.com

Dual-purpose gloves eliminate need for multiple pairs

November 14, 2013

New Roll Cage™ welding and rigging gloves from Lincoln Electric deliver complete hand protection for both welding and rigging, eliminating the need for a separate pair of gloves for each task. They also provide protection for cutting and grinding. The gloves are constructed with...

Continue Reading

Control emissions with proper hood design - TheFabricator.com

Control emissions with proper hood design

November 6, 2013

By: ,

By effectively controlling harmful process emissions with capture hoods, fabricators can achieve a safe environment for workers as well as obtain process and operational benefits.

Continue Reading

Flashback arresters protect hydrogen users - TheFabricator.com

Flashback arresters protect hydrogen users

November 6, 2013

Witt Gas Controls LP offers its flashback arresters designed for use with hydrogen, according to EN 730-1/ISO 5175. Using sealing material that is optimized for hydrogen applications, as well as a stainless steel flame arrester with a large surface area, they provide protection against reverse...

Continue Reading

New robotic standards to improve safety and productivity - TheFabricator.com

New robotic standards to improve safety and productivity

November 6, 2013

By:

As technology has changed and improved, it became necessary to update robotic safety standards. The new R15.06 standard is designed to move to a more quantitative approach to safety and to improve production efficiency by streamlining interactions between users and robotic systems.

Continue Reading

Gloves combine comfort and protection - TheFabricator.com

Gloves combine comfort and protection

November 4, 2013

Saf-T-Gard® has expanded its line of Mechani-Gard® mechanic's gloves with the MG-9850 deerskin leather mechanic's gloves and the MG-9855 DuPont™ Kevlar®-lined deerskin leather mechanic's gloves. Both gloves are constructed using soft gold deerskin leather palms and include...

Continue Reading

Omron Automation and Safety honored as Volunteer of the Year - TheFabricator.com

Omron Automation and Safety honored as Volunteer of the Year

November 4, 2013

Omron Automation and Safety, Schaumburg, Ill., has received the Exceptional Merit Award as a Clearbrook Volunteer of the Year for 2013. "For the past 16 years, Omron has been supporting Clearbrook in various ways," said Laura Warren, director of marketing at Clearbrook. "Clearbrook is an agency...

Continue Reading

OSHA releases web resources about chemical safety

October 31, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched two new web resources to assist companies with keeping their workers safe from exposure to hazardous chemicals. The first resource is a toolkit to identify safer chemicals that can be used in place of...

Continue Reading

Safety glasses double as goggles - TheFabricator.com

Safety glasses double as goggles

October 31, 2013

Swap® safety eyewear from Gateway Safety is designed for workers who need both safety glasses and goggles. The eyewear fills both roles with a switch of the temples for the goggle head strap, included with each pair. Venting channels around the frame reduce the hot air buildup that causes...

Continue Reading

Entry-level welding helmet weighs 18.6 oz. - TheFabricator.com

Entry-level welding helmet weighs 18.6 oz.

October 30, 2013

The new, lightweight VIKING™ 1740 series auto-darkening welding helmet is available from Lincoln Electric. Weighing 18.6 oz., the entry-level helmet series features solar power with battery assist, eliminating the need for an on/off switch. A continuously variable, internal, 9-13 shade...

Continue Reading

Work gloves feature goatskin palms - TheFabricator.com

Work gloves feature goatskin palms

October 29, 2013

Galeton has introduced #11824 Trooper goatskin-palm, canvas-back gloves. The palm is made of soft goatskin to provide flexibility and durability. Designed for general industrial, construction, and maintenance work, the gloves also feature a heavy canvas back that stands up to everyday wear and...

Continue Reading

Access control system protects operators from hazardous equipment - TheFabricator.com

Access control system protects operators from hazardous equipment

October 29, 2013

Fortress Interlocks offers the new tGard system for controlling access to hazardous machinery and equipment. The compact, metal-bodied safety system enables the custom configuration of multiple safety products, including electrical safety gate switches, mechanical trapped key interlocks, and...

Continue Reading

Protective eyewear, welding helmet introduced - TheFabricator.com

Protective eyewear, welding helmet introduced

October 29, 2013

3M has added two new products to its line of personal protective equipment. SecureFit™ Protective Eyewear 400 series is designed to adjust naturally to individual head sizes to help reduce eyewear slippage and discomfort. It incorporates soft, adjustable nosepads and features padded...

Continue Reading

Machine-knit gloves combine dexterity, impact protection - TheFabricator.com

Machine-knit gloves combine dexterity, impact protection

October 28, 2013

Magid® T-REX™ machine-knit impact gloves feature a shell that provides workers with form-fitting, breathable comfort and a large range of motion. Heavy-duty TPR pads protect the back of the hand and fingers, while the flexible, scored design allows the glove to bend with the hand. The...

Continue Reading

System controls airflow in dust collectors - TheFabricator.com

System controls airflow in dust collectors

October 23, 2013

Keller USA's ProFix is a modular option for centralized or cell dust and mist collection systems. With a rapidly shutting damper, the unit readjusts automatically to any airflow variations inside the system. Maximum and minimum airflow parameters can be set individually, with gradual adjustment...

Continue Reading

Desktop software replaces lockout procedure writing software - TheFabricator.com

Desktop software replaces lockout procedure writing software

October 21, 2013

Brady Corp. has released the LINK360® desktop software for lockout/tagout programs. This software, which replaces the manufacturer’s current LockoutPro software, allows users to create, edit, save, and print lockout/tagout procedures using templates for standardized procedures. The...

Continue Reading